Cable & Telecom

Global broadband subscriber base to nearly double by 2011: In-Stat

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – About 567 million people around the world will have subscribed to broadband by 2011, almost double the current 285 million subscribers, according to a report released Wednesday by market research firm In-Stat. In the last 12 months, about 65 million new broadband subscribers signed up for high-speed Internet access, stated the report, entitled Broadband Gets Big: Global Broadband Subs Hit 285 Million. “The principal market driver for the adoption of broadband service is pretty straightforward: people want to access the Internet with a higher-speed connection,” said In-Stat analyst Mike Paxton. “Beyond this basic desire, the emergence of...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.